Spots in Shinjuku / Yoyogi Area

  • Robot Restaurant
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    4.0
    5990 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Kabukichou 1-7-1 Shinjuku Robot Building B2
    This is a show restaurant located in Kabukicho in Tokyo's Shinjuku City. The dynamic show featuring dancers and of course numerous robots including a sushi master robot and sumo robot is a must-see. It's very popular among foreign tourists as a sightseeing spot appropriate to Japan, which is known around the world for its anime and video games. Due to its popularity, making advance reservations on the web or by phone is recommended. Meals must be reserved as well.

    Seriously, everything you hear about this i any level of accuracy. Its impossible to describe this with any level of accuracy using words alone.. You really do Just have to experience it.

  • Samurai Museum
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    4.5
    1899 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Kabukichou 2-25-6 Yongwa 6th Building 1F
    This museum is dedicated to generals and samurai of the Warring States period. There are displays of armor and swords by period, and explanations of the origins of the samurai. You can also rent armor to get your picture taken as a samurai! It's very popular with tourists from overseas. They also have an attraction letting you join in a sword battle, as well as lots of events like sword preparation and calligraphy classes. They also sell souvenirs and gifts like replica armor.

    Our guide was awesome. She spoke perfect english, knew her history and made the tour alive with samurais in the room with us. A history lesson not to be missed.Everything was so captivating and...

  • Meiji Shrine
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku
    This Shinto shrine is dedicated to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken, and its grounds consist of an inner and outer garden as well as the Meiji Kinenkan, which can be used as a venue for weddings and other ceremonies. A lush forest occupies the inner garden area; beloved as a rare green space in the heart of Tokyo, highlights include the magnificent Honden front shrine; wooden torii gate which is the largest in Japan; the Gyoen garden, which requires a small fee to enter but which is beautiful year-round; and the Kiyomasa Well (located in the Gyoen garden), from which samurai lord Kato Kiyomasa personally drew water. The outer garden is a Japanese-style garden which preserves how the area looked when it was still largely wilderness; highlights include a broadleaf tree-enshrouded walking path; South Pond on which bloom lotuses; and some 1,500 Japanese iris plants spanning 150 varieties which Emperor Meiji had planted for Empress Shoken - the best time to see the irises is from late May through mid-June. The outer garden spans Shinjuku Ward and Minato Ward and its facilities include the free Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery, as well as tennis courts, a baseball stadium, and a variety of other sports facilities. In Fall 2019 as part of events commemorating the shrine's 100th anniversary, the Meiji Jingu Museum was opened to display treasures connected to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken which were formerly kept in the Meiji Jingu Homotsuden (Treasure Museum).
  • Tokyo Camii and Turkish Culture Center
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    4.5
    252 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Oyamachou 1-19
    The largest mosque in Japan, Tokyo Camii stands along Inokashira-dori Street in Oyama-cho, Shibuya City, Tokyo. In addition to five prayer services each day, Tokyo Camii also conducts wedding ceremonies, worship workshops, and other events. In addition, Camii actively seeks to provide information on Islam-during prayer times, the mosque is open to visitors who wish to view the building (parties of five or more require an advance reservation) and a guided tour in Japanese is provided during the 14:30 prayer on Saturdays and Sundays.

    You can perform your prayer when you come here. this building have 5 floor. they provide male prayer room and female prayer room as well

  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishishinjuku 2-8-1
    The main government building of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office in Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo. It is mainly composed of the Tokyo Metropolitan Main building No.1, famous for its twin towers, the Tokyo Metropolitan Main building No.2, the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly, and Tokyo Metropolitan Plaza. The First Government Building is a skyscraper with a height of 243 meters and the free observation deck on the 45th floor is popular as a view spot that overlooks the city of Tokyo. The building also contains the Tokyo Tourist Information Center and a nationwide tourism PR section. You can also visit the section of Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly building, the Special Committee room No. 15 (special budget), and the city council PR corner.
  • Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal
    Transportation
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Sendagaya 5-24
    A large scale transportation terminal with multiple highway bus and taxi stations located near JR Shinjuku Station’s South Exit. In addition to waiting rooms, the terminal has a full array of convenient facilities to make your wait comfortable, including a convenience store, ATMs, multipurpose bathrooms, nursing room, and free Wi-Fi.
  • Yoyogi Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Yoyogikamizonochou , Jinnan 2
    A metropolitan park adjacent to four stations including Harajuku Station and Yoyogi-koen Station. There are forest parks in area A, and an athletic field and event halls in area B. The park, full of greenery, is familiar to the people of Tokyo as a place for relaxation with its bird sanctuaries where people can bird-watch, and the biggest dog run in Tokyo. It is famous for holding many flea markets and events.
  • Shinjuku Chuo Park
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    4.0
    444 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishi-shinjuku 2-11
    A city planning park located in 2-Chome Nishishinjuku which is the largest park established by Shinjuku Ward. Surrounded by towering high-rises, including the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, the lush park is known to many as an oasis in the middle of the big city. Seasonal flowers and small creatures can be seen on the grounds, and the park is the perfect place to go nature watching or take a leisurely walk. Events such as flea markets are held in the park on weekends and holidays, and many parents come with their children to enjoy a water play pool open each year from mid-July to early September.

    Good park in Shinjuku. I was here in winter and the tree branches had no leaves. It was haunting looking through them at the skyscrapers. Well worth a visit if you want to escape the hustle and...

  • Shinjuku Gyoen
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Naitoumachi 11
    This garden, straddling Shinjuku and Shibuya wards has 58.3 hectares in size and a circumference of 3.5 kilometers. It was created as the Imperial garden in 1906 on the site of the residence that belonged to the Naito family, the feudal lord of Takato in Shinshu region and opened to the public after World WarⅡ. Famous as a modern western-style garden, it blends French Formal Garden, English Landscape Garden, and Japanese Traditional Garden and visitors can enjoy beautiful scenery with about 10,000 trees each season. The garden was selected as one of the top 100 spots in Japan to see cherry blossoms, and from early February to late April, visitors enjoy about 65 varieties of cherry blossom of over 1,100 cherry trees.
  • Tokyo Toy Museum
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    4.0
    137 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Yotsuya 4 - 20 Yotsuya open space
    Founded in Nakano as an art museum to see, play with, make and learn about toys, it has now relocated to the site of the former Fourth Yotsuya Elementary School. There are many exhibits of high quality “good toys” and traditional toys from both Japan and the West, and guests can actually touch and play with a substantial amount of the toys present. Toy curator staff members are on hand to teach visitors how to play games and play with the toys.

    The building is originally from Junior High School and not used anymore. They operated until 3rd floor. On the 1st floor, is baby playground area, 2nd floor is the ticketing area, a lot of good kind...

  • Yodobashi Camera (Shinjuku West Main Store)
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    4.0
    283 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishi-shinjuku 1-11-1
    A two-minute walk from the West Exit of JR Shinjuku Station in the direction of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. This huge electronics store consists of different buildings dedicated to specific product areas, including a Multimedia Pavilion, Travel Pavilion, Camera Pavilion, Smartphone Pavilion, Watches Pavilion, Business Pavilion, and Game/Toys Pavilion. In addition to low prices, the store prides itself on its uniquely abundant selection and highly knowledgeable staff. Alcoholic beverages are also sold on floor B2 of the Smartphone Pavilion, and here you'll find some 1,500 varieties of wines, sakes, and other alcohols.

    During our visit to Akihabara, we came by this megastore that is right opposite the train station. Well, as its counterparts in Shinjuku, this is a huge megastore for electronic, electrical and IT...

  • NEWoMan
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    4.0
    125 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 4-1-6
    A multipurpose commercial facility connected directly to the Miraina Tower and New South Gate ticket gates in JR Shinjuku Station which opened as a new landmark in the area in March of 2016. Built around the concept of “providing experiences and value which help women continue to shine,” the facility hosts some 100 select shops and restaurants, including stores offering the latest fashions, gourmet cafes, and lifestyle goods shops. NEWoMan is also home to numerous noteworthy establishments making their first appearances in Japan or the Tokyo area. The facility’s food hall, located inside the ticket area, is open from 7 am to 4 am the following day, making it easy to use regardless of whether you are in the middle of a day of work, commuting, or having fun on the town.

    Located next to Shinjuku train station and near the bus terminal, this is another high end and newer mall, on par with its neighbours Takashimaya and Lumine. Its a nice building and good to come...

  • Shinjuku Marui Honkan
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    3.5
    57 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 3-30-13
    The flagship location of the long-standing Marui department store chain. One of several Marui locations in Shinjuku, Shinjuku Marui Honkan is particularly targeted towards women customers and hosts a variety of shops dedicated to women’s fashion. The facility also has a café space which visitors can try by to take a break in between shopping. A lush and verdant English garden on the roof is a popular place for people to relax and enjoy seasonal flowers.

    This was a fun and trendy outpost of the large Marui Department Store chain in Tokyo. There are fashion and home goods, and fun little places to eat.

  • Shinjuku Nomura Building Observation Deck
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    3.5
    55 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishishinjuku 1-26-2 Shinjuku Nomura Building 50F
    A building located at 1 Chome Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo. Restaurants, rental meeting rooms, and clinics occupy floors B2 through 5. The 49th and 50th floors are sky restaurant floors, and here you can enjoy a meal along with beautiful scenery.

    There are a number of buildings in Shinjuku with great views from the top. Best view Ive ever seen of Mt. Fuji was from the top of this building. Could have been the weather. But worth a quick...

  • National Noh Theatre
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    4.5
    36 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Sendagaya 4-18-1
    This theater is a theater dedicated to the performing art of Noh, and is located in Sendagaya, Shibuya City of Tokyo. This theater was built for the purpose of preserving and promulgating one of Japan's traditional performing arts, Noh play, which has a history of over 600 years. In addition to the ongoing independent performances, performance for Noh appreciation classes with accompanying narration are also presented for the students and general public groups. Adjoining the theater, the Noh play library displays many of the treasured materials of the arts. This theater also is engaged in nurturing future artists for the Noh performing art.

    I saw a fairly traditional performance-Kyogen to start with and then after an interval a Noh performance.Both were excellent-the only niggle I had was with the theatre itself:it was roasting...

  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishishinjuku 2-8-1 Tokyo Metropolitan Government first this government office building
    These are free observatories on the 45th floors of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s Main Building No. 1, comprised of a North Observation Deck and a South Observation Deck. These are popular places to take in the sights of Tokyo from a height of 202 meters, including Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Opera City, and Mt. Fuji. They are often used as date spots or destinations to bring sightseeing tourists, and in addition to souvenir shops there are also a cafe and restaurant.
  • Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishishinjuku 1-1-3
    A long-standing department store located in the Shinjuku Nishiguchi area consisting of the main building and the HALC annex connected via walkways. Connected directly to Odakyu, JR, and Keio train lines, this easy-to-visit department store bustles with customers. The main building hosts shops dedicated to fashion, accessories, lifestyle goods, and food, as well as restaurants and cafes, while the HALC annex is home to sporting goods and outdoor equipment stores as well as a full selection of high class fashion brand shops. Café Troisgros, a fashionable establishment and winner of three Michelin stars, can be found on the eighth floor.
  • Fuglen Tokyo
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    4.0
    138 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Tomigaya 1-16-11
    The very first overseas location of this popular coffee shop from the coffee-loving nation of Norway. Located close to Yoyogi Park in the Tomigaya area of Shibuya City, Tokyo, the shop serves light roasted Norwegian style coffee distinguished by its fruity aroma. Located inside a remodeled home, the shop’s many international regulars like to relax in the shop’s European-style interior. At night, the café also operates as a bar serving ales and cocktails.

    Overrated with snobbish service. Very nice deco though. 370yen for today’s brew and 510yen for shakerato.

  • Tokyo Opera City
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishishinjuku 3-20-2
    This complex cultural facility in the Nishi-Shinjuku district of Tokyo’s Shinjuku City is based around the 54-story high-rise building Tokyo Opera City Building and also includes the adjacent New National Theatre Tokyo and a glass space with a total length of 200 meters called Galleria. In addition to a concert hall and an art gallery, it has ample restaurants including the Sky Restaurant where guests can enjoy a view 230 meters above the ground. There are also many apparel shops and stores offering lifestyle services. The free lunchtime concert held every month is quite popular.
  • Menya Musashi Shinjuku Main Restaurant
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    4.5
    483 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishi-shinjuku 7-2-6K-1 Building 1F
    A ramen restaurant located in Nishi-Shinjuku 7-Chome, Shinjuku City. Here customers can enjoy ramen made with a broth combining a soup made from chicken and pork bones with a broth made from dried bonito and dried sardines. This is the main restaurant for Menya Musashi, a chain with 15 locations in Tokyo.

    Pork belly Tsukemen:wow They also have a proper vegetarian bowl now with Szechuan peppercorns . The soup ramen is just good I guess

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